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Claudia Blades


Claudia recently joined our Funds Management team where she focuses on transactions in the funds management and corporate sectors. Prior to joining the firm, Claudia worked at a boutique law firm in the areas of criminal defence and migration, and she also has experience in legal operations. Claudia is diligent, team focused and has excellent communication skills.

Recent Work

Some key transactions Claudia has recently been involved in include:

  • Design and distribution obligations – assisting issuers and distributors of retail managed investment products on developing product governance arrangements and complying with the DDOs by the October 2021 deadline, including preparing the DDO policy and suite of supporting documentation and preparing and reviewing the target market determinations for registered funds.
  • Voluntary deregistration of a managed investment scheme – preparing compliance checklist and supporting documentation for deregistration of a managed investment scheme. 
  • Offer documents – preparing updated offer documents to ensure all material statements comply with the legal and regulatory standards.
  • Migration appeals – Claudia assisted with refusals and cancellations in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, Federal Circuit Court, and Federal Court of Australia.
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T 61 7 3239 2926

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